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[Hawaii] Smokers may soon be paying more for cigarettes — a lot more

The House Health and Human Services Committee passed Senate Bill 2843 with amendments on Tuesday to significantly increase the state tobacco licensing fee. The amended bill would bump up the annual fee for tobacco wholesalers and dealers from $2.50 to $
KGMB 9 (Honolulu, HI)
added Mar 23, 2018 14:59
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[Hawaii] Proposed Bill Would Prohibit Smoking on All UH Campuses

The House of Representatives Committees on Health & Human Services and Higher Education will hear Senate Bill 134, which prohibits smoking and tobacco use, including the use of electronic smoking devices, by any person on the premises of the University o
Maui (HI) Now
added Mar 21, 2018 11:48
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Two decades of tobacco reduction saves Hawaii $1 billion in health costs

Hawaii has saved an estimated $1 billion in health care costs thanks to 20 years of tobacco prevention and control policies and programs, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. The savings are due to a reduction in the number of youth, adult, and
West Hawaii Today
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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[Hawaii] New Law Bans Smoking in Cars with Minors Present

Bill 6, which will make it illegal for adults to smoke in a vehicle when a minor is present, has passed Maui County Council. The new law brings Maui County in line with similar legislation already in place on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu.
Maui (HI) Now
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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[Hawaii] High price of smoking

A 67-year-old Koloa man smokes almost a whole pack of Kool Blues menthol cigarettes every day at home and during work breaks... WalletHub calculated the potential monetary losses — including the lifetime and annual costs of a cigarette pack per day, healt
The Garden Island (Lihue, HI)
added Jan 30, 2018 02:54
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[Hawaii] Maui youths speak out at meeting in support of secondhand smoking bill

On Jan. 4, the Maui County Council’s Policy, Economic Development and Agriculture Committee unanimously recommended approval of a bill that would prohibit smoking in vehicles when minors under the age of 18 are present. The initiative started when the M
Maui News
added Jan 14, 2018 20:52
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[Hawaii] Smoke-Free Vehicles with Minors Passes Through Committee

unanimously passed the Policy, Economic Development, and Agriculture committee on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. The proposed legislation, PEA-41, would prohibit smoking in vehicles in Maui County with persons under the age of 18 present.
Maui (HI) Now
added Jan 10, 2018 22:55
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[Hawaii] Maui Committee to Hear Bill: No Smoking in Cars with Kids Present

Under PEA-41, individuals would be prohibited from smoking in vehicles when persons under the age of 18 are present. Groups advocating for passage of the legislation include the Coalition for a Tobacco Free Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiʻi Public Health Institut
Maui (HI) Now
added Dec 30, 2017 00:10
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[Hawaii] New Law Would Ban Smoking in Cars with Minors

A bill that would make it illegal to smoke in a vehicle with a minor present will be reintroduced in a special Maui County Council committee meeting on Jan. 5, 2018. Maui is the only county in the state that has not enforced such legislation. Last month
Maui (HI) Now
added Nov 29, 2017 00:42
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[Hawaii] Bill Reintroduced to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21

US Senator Brian Schatz of Hawai‘i joined in reintroducing the Tobacco to 21 Act, bicameral federal legislation that would prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.
Maui (HI) Now
added Nov 10, 2017 17:26
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